2024 Politics

First Place
First Place

Rep. Justin Pearson (D-TN) is comforted by his fiancee and parents while crying following his reinstatement to the Tennessee legislature. Pearson was expelled alongside another legislator for partipating in an anti-gun protest in the House Chamber following the deadly mass shooting at Covenant Elementary.

Second Place
Second Place

Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., left, pulls Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Ala., back as they talk with Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., and others during the 14th round of voting for speaker as the House meets for the fourth day to try and elect a speaker and convene the 118th Congress in Washington, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. At right is Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-N.C.

Third Place
Third Place

President Joe Biden jokingly reacts to the proximity of a television news boom microphone, while speaking to journalists on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington on Thursday, November 9, 2023.

Honorable Mention
Honorable Mention

Former Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to the media as House Republicans met at the Longworth House Office Building on Tuesday October 10, 2023 in Washington, DC. House members are seeking a new Speaker of the House.